linux pdf creator ?

John Griffiths john at
Wed Aug 29 19:48:08 EST 2001

At 09:31 AM 8/29/01 +1000, Drake Diedrich wrote:
>On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 02:43:34PM +1000, Jerry Cashman wrote:
>> Hi people,
>> Is there a toolset for creating PDF files on Linux (rh) ?
>pdflatex goes directly from LaTeX to PDF, and in principle can preserve
>internal hyperlinks (unverified, but one of the reasons to bypass .dvi). 
>The same LaTeX file can also be used to produce fully internally linked HTML
>files using httex (in the tex4ht package), and other formats such as
>postscriipt via the intermediate .dvi format.  Internal hyperlinks from
>footnotes marks to footnotes, table of contents to chapters/sections, index
>to main text, etc, all fully automatic.

While on the subject of pdf does anyone know of linux tools to manipulate the acrobat file info "General Info" section? brought up using Ctrl-D in Acrobat?

We use it for metatagging pdf's and not being able to access that field is halting my rush to a linux desktop.

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